The table below looks at the statistics for OWASP skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited OWASP over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Open Web Application Security Project (OWASP)
Rank 773 738 754
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +16
Permanent jobs citing OWASP 96 116 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.088% 0.11% 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.11% 0.14% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 79 75 102
Average salary £50,000 £42,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,700 £35,000 £37,050
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.00%
OWASP
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
88348 80777 86180
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 80.76% 79.43% 77.93%
Number of salaries quoted 71077 66715 73803
Average salary £48,500 £47,500 £47,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.10% +1.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

OWASP
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing OWASP across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

OWASP Jobs Demand Trend in England

OWASP
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing OWASP across the England region.

OWASP Salary Trend in England

OWASP
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing OWASP across the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014.

OWASP Salary Histogram in England

OWASP
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing OWASP within the England region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +10 43 £55,000 +22.22% 6
South East -32 17 £42,500 -32.00% 3
North West -14 12 £39,500 +12.85% 3
West Midlands -1 8 £60,000 +20.00%
Yorkshire -32 7 £42,500 -26.72% 1
East Midlands -37 6 £41,000 +7.89%
East of England 0 2 £52,500 +45.83%
OWASP
UK

OWASP
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing OWASP also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OWASP.

1 88 (49.44%) SQL
2 79 (44.38%) HTML
3 78 (43.82%) .NET
4 74 (41.57%) CSS
5 66 (37.08%) Java
6 64 (35.96%) ASP.NET
7 61 (34.27%) C#
8 54 (30.34%) SQL Server
9 53 (29.78%) Agile Software Development
10 50 (28.09%) RESTful
11 49 (27.53%) Finance
12 44 (24.72%) MVC
12 44 (24.72%) Web Services
12 44 (24.72%) Microsoft
12 44 (24.72%) HTML5
13 42 (23.60%) Selenium
14 41 (23.03%) jQuery
14 41 (23.03%) Scrum
14 41 (23.03%) Information Security
14 41 (23.03%) Ajax
15 40 (22.47%) CISSP
15 40 (22.47%) E-Commerce
15 40 (22.47%) ASP.NET MVC
16 38 (21.35%) CSS3
16 38 (21.35%) XML
17 36 (20.22%) JavaScript
17 36 (20.22%) MySQL
18 35 (19.66%) Penetration Testing
19 34 (19.10%) Linux
20 30 (16.85%) UML

OWASP
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the England region citing OWASP also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited OWASP. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (6.74%) Apache Solr
1 12 (6.74%) Tomcat
2 6 (3.37%) Apache
3 4 (2.25%) Oracle HTTP Server
3 4 (2.25%) IIS
3 4 (2.25%) CMS
4 2 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.12%) Node.js
5 1 (0.56%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 22 (12.36%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.25%) MS Office
3 2 (1.12%) Fireworks
3 2 (1.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.87%) SaaS
2 7 (3.93%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.81%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 27 (15.17%) Internet
2 18 (10.11%) HTTP
3 13 (7.30%) Firewall
4 11 (6.18%) Wireshark
5 9 (5.06%) Intrusion Detection
5 9 (5.06%) LAN
5 9 (5.06%) WAN
6 6 (3.37%) Network Security
6 6 (3.37%) TCP/IP
7 5 (2.81%) SSL
8 4 (2.25%) VPN
9 3 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (1.69%) HTTPS
10 2 (1.12%) WLAN
11 1 (0.56%) Wireless
11 1 (0.56%) FTP
11 1 (0.56%) LDAP
11 1 (0.56%) DNS
11 1 (0.56%) IPv4
11 1 (0.56%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (30.34%) SQL Server
2 36 (20.22%) MySQL
3 10 (5.62%) Oracle Database
4 9 (5.06%) NoSQL
5 8 (4.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (4.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 8 (4.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 7 (3.93%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.93%) Oracle Database 11g
7 6 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (2.25%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.25%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.56%) DB2
11 1 (0.56%) Hazelcast
Development Applications
1 42 (23.60%) Selenium
2 22 (12.36%) Subversion
3 21 (11.80%) JIRA
4 19 (10.67%) Metasploit
5 17 (9.55%) Jenkins
6 16 (8.99%) NUnit
7 13 (7.30%) MSTest
8 12 (6.74%) Eclipse
9 11 (6.18%) AppScan
9 11 (6.18%) Visual Studio
9 11 (6.18%) JUnit
10 10 (5.62%) SpecFlow
11 9 (5.06%) Hudson
11 9 (5.06%) PHPUnit
12 8 (4.49%) Maven
13 7 (3.93%) CruiseControl
13 7 (3.93%) Ant
13 7 (3.93%) Git (software)
14 6 (3.37%) TestNG
15 4 (2.25%) TeamCity
General
1 49 (27.53%) Finance
2 25 (14.04%) Marketing
2 25 (14.04%) Retail
3 13 (7.30%) Advertising
4 10 (5.62%) Billing
5 8 (4.49%) Games
6 7 (3.93%) Back Office
7 6 (3.37%) Banking
8 4 (2.25%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.69%) Telecoms
10 2 (1.12%) Manufacturing
10 2 (1.12%) Electronics
11 1 (0.56%) Publishing
11 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 69 (38.76%) Developer
2 26 (14.61%) .NET Developer
3 20 (11.24%) Tester
4 19 (10.67%) C# Developer
4 19 (10.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (10.11%) Analyst
6 17 (9.55%) ASP.NET Developer
6 17 (9.55%) Security Specialist
7 16 (8.99%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (8.99%) Penetration Tester
7 16 (8.99%) Java Developer
8 15 (8.43%) Senior Developer
9 12 (6.74%) Architect
10 11 (6.18%) Software Developer
10 11 (6.18%) Security Consultant
10 11 (6.18%) Consultant
11 10 (5.62%) Web Developer
12 9 (5.06%) Java Web Developer
12 9 (5.06%) Security Analyst
13 8 (4.49%) Information Security Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (44.38%) HTML
2 78 (43.82%) .NET
3 74 (41.57%) CSS
4 64 (35.96%) ASP.NET
5 50 (28.09%) RESTful
6 44 (24.72%) Web Services
6 44 (24.72%) HTML5
7 41 (23.03%) jQuery
7 41 (23.03%) Ajax
8 40 (22.47%) ASP.NET MVC
9 38 (21.35%) CSS3
9 38 (21.35%) XML
10 28 (15.73%) XHTML
11 25 (14.04%) XSLT
12 24 (13.48%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 21 (11.80%) REST
13 21 (11.80%) JSON
14 20 (11.24%) Spring
14 20 (11.24%) SOAP
15 18 (10.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (11.80%) Management Information System
1 21 (11.80%) Computer Science
2 12 (6.74%) Open Source
3 7 (3.93%) Cryptography
4 6 (3.37%) Data Protection Act
4 6 (3.37%) Data Integration
5 5 (2.81%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.81%) Visualisation
6 3 (1.69%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.69%) NHS
6 3 (1.69%) W3C
6 3 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.12%) Inversion of Control
7 2 (1.12%) Online Games
7 2 (1.12%) DTV
7 2 (1.12%) EMV
7 2 (1.12%) APACS
8 1 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.56%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (19.10%) Linux
2 25 (14.04%) Windows
3 10 (5.62%) UNIX
4 7 (3.93%) AIX
5 3 (1.69%) Android
5 3 (1.69%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.12%) Solaris
7 1 (0.56%) OS/400
7 1 (0.56%) Windows NT
7 1 (0.56%) zOS
7 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.56%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (29.78%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (24.72%) MVC
3 41 (23.03%) Scrum
3 41 (23.03%) Information Security
4 40 (22.47%) E-Commerce
5 35 (19.66%) Penetration Testing
6 30 (16.85%) UML
7 27 (15.17%) Web Accessibility
8 23 (12.92%) Software Testing
8 23 (12.92%) Automated Testing
9 21 (11.80%) OO
10 20 (11.24%) Ethical Hacking
11 19 (10.67%) Web Development
11 19 (10.67%) TDD
11 19 (10.67%) Test Strategy
12 18 (10.11%) Performance Testing
13 17 (9.55%) Security Testing
13 17 (9.55%) BDD
14 16 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (8.43%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 88 (49.44%) SQL
2 66 (37.08%) Java
3 61 (34.27%) C#
4 36 (20.22%) JavaScript
5 22 (12.36%) Python
6 19 (10.67%) PHP
7 18 (10.11%) Ruby
8 17 (9.55%) C
9 14 (7.87%) C++
10 9 (5.06%) T-SQL
10 9 (5.06%) Perl
10 9 (5.06%) Scala
11 6 (3.37%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.69%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.12%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.56%) VB
14 1 (0.56%) VBA
14 1 (0.56%) XQuery
14 1 (0.56%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 40 (22.47%) CISSP
2 30 (16.85%) Degree
3 13 (7.30%) CEH
3 13 (7.30%) CISM
4 12 (6.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (6.18%) Security Cleared
6 10 (5.62%) MCSE
7 8 (4.49%) OSCP
7 8 (4.49%) GSEC
8 7 (3.93%) CISA
8 7 (3.93%) RHCE
8 7 (3.93%) CCNP
8 7 (3.93%) CCNA
8 7 (3.93%) Cisco Certification
8 7 (3.93%) GPEN
9 6 (3.37%) ISTQB
10 5 (2.81%) Sun Certification
10 5 (2.81%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 5 (2.81%) SC Cleared
11 4 (2.25%) CSSLP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (16.29%) QA
1 29 (16.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (10.67%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.69%) WCAG
4 1 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (0.56%) HIPAA
System Software
1 7 (3.93%) Nmap
2 4 (2.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.69%) Docker
4 1 (0.56%) Snort
4 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (4.49%) Nessus
2 6 (3.37%) CORE IMPACT
3 3 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.69%) Puppet
4 2 (1.12%) AppDetective
Vendors
1 44 (24.72%) Microsoft
2 28 (15.73%) Oracle
3 12 (6.74%) IBM
3 12 (6.74%) Google
4 7 (3.93%) Intershop
4 7 (3.93%) ATG
4 7 (3.93%) Demandware
4 7 (3.93%) hybris
5 6 (3.37%) LogRhythm
6 5 (2.81%) Sun
7 4 (2.25%) VMware
8 2 (1.12%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.12%) Apple
8 2 (1.12%) HP
8 2 (1.12%) JBoss
8 2 (1.12%) SAP
9 1 (0.56%) Capita
9 1 (0.56%) Sybase
9 1 (0.56%) Cisco
9 1 (0.56%) Lumesse
Oldham, Lancashire
Next Move IT
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Private Health
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Church International
Salary: Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Southport, Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Comprehensive Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Travel Card / 10% Bonus / Health Care
Posted: 16 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Sega Europe
Salary: Competitive, Depending on Experience
Posted: 18 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
EMIS
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum (DOE) plus excellent benefits
Posted: 26 days ago